Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - China - Liquefied petroleum steel gas cylinders


The following notification is being circulated in accordance with Article 10.6



Notifying Member: CHINA

If applicable, name of local government involved (Article 3.2 and 7.2):


Agency responsible:

State Administration for Market Regulation (Standardization Administration of the P.R.C.)

Name and address (including telephone and fax numbers, email and website addresses, if available) of agency or authority designated to handle comments regarding the notification shall be indicated if different from above:


Notified under Article 2.9.2 [ ], 2.10.1 [X], 5.6.2 [ ], 5.7.1 [ ], 3.2 [ ], 7.2 [ ], other:


Products covered (HS or CCCN where applicable, otherwise national tariff heading. ICS numbers may be provided in addition, where applicable): Liquefied petroleum steel gas cylinders (HS code(s): 7311); (ICS code(s): 23.020.30)


Title, number of pages and language(s) of the notified document: National Standard of the P.R.C., Liquefied petroleum steel gas cylinders; (26 page(s), in Chinese)


Description of content: This document specifies the requirements for symbols and instructions, types, materials, design, manufacture, test methods and inspection rules, marking, packaging, coating, storage, transportation and ex-factory documents for liquefied petroleum gas cylinders (hereinafter referred to as "gas cylinders").This document applies to steel welded gas cylinders designed and manufactured for a nominal working pressure of 2.1MPa and a nominal water capacity up to 150L at normal ambient temperature (- 40 ~ 60 ), and can be repeatedly filled with liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in accordance with GB 11174.


Objective and rationale, including the nature of urgent problems where applicable: Protection of human health or safety


Relevant documents:



Proposed date of adoption: To be determined

Proposed date of entry into force: To be determined


Final date for comments: Not Applicable


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